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Hunger Action Month

SEPTEMBER IS HUNGER ACTION MONTH This month, communities across America are coming together to join the fight against hunger. With every action, donation, and good deed, we move closer to eliminating food insecurity for our neighbors in need. Join the fight against hunger! Here are some ways you can make [...]

March for Meals

Meals on Wheels Chicago Joins in Special Month-Long MARCH FOR MEALS Celebration Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of The Older Americans Act Nutrition Program Support will help to fight senior hunger and isolation in Chicago now and for the next 50 years. [March 1, 2022] Meals on Wheels Chicago announced today that it [...]

Run, Walk, or Roll With Us!

Run, Walk, or Roll With Us March 20 - 26 REGISTER It's time to March for Meals! Sign up now to participate in the second annual March for Meals 5K, taking place March 20 - 26. This virtual event raises much-needed funds [...]

Become A Monthly Meal Maker

Make A Difference With Monthly Meal Makers Monthly Meal Makers are people like you, dedicated supporters who are ready and willing to change our community - one plate at a time. As a Monthly Meal Maker, you are joining a group of thoughtful and caring neighbors who are truly making an impact [...]

Welcome New Board Member

Board of Directors Welcomes Vinessa DePinto September 21, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to welcome Vinessa DePinto to the Board of Directors. Vinessa, Director of Brand Design Strategy at Tyson Foods, has joined the leadership team committed to serving seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout Chicago that are [...]

Board of Directors Appoints New President

Board of Directors Appoints New President August 5, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to announce Shannon Murphy, Partner and Vice President Client Growth Lead at Bluedog Design, has been appointed to serve as President of the Board of Directors. Shannon joined the Board of Directors in 2020, and [...]

Volunteer Spotlight Lindsey

A Passion For Philanthropy April 20, 2021: Lindsey Southwick has a passion for philanthropy. She’s volunteered around the City of Chicago for years, and since October 2018, has served as President of the Meals on Wheels Chicago Associate Board. In that role, she’s been able to work with MOWC to advance the goal [...]

One Year Ago Today Our World Changed

One Year Ago Today Our World Changed A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR March 11, 2021: Today, I want to take a few moments to reflect on the past year. We’ve lost loved ones, celebrated major life events - virtually or not at all, postponed decisions, lost jobs, struggled with stress and anxiety, [...]

We’re Hiring

Meals on Wheels Chicago is hiring! Seeking candidates for two positions. Individual Giving Manager The Individual Giving Manager is an integral part of our Fundraising team. This is an exciting opportunity for an early- to mid-career fundraiser to develop our major giving program and grow the individual giving program. This person will [...]

Welcome New Board Members

Meals on Wheels Chicago Elects Two New Board Members February 9, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) is pleased to announce the election of two new members to the MOWC Board of Directors. Bobby Daw (The Bulow Group) and Jane Park (ComEd) have joined the leadership team committed to the financial stewardship [...]